Drones for cholera response: innovating for children in Malawi

By Rebecca Phwitiko, UNICEF Malawi Aerial image of area 23, one of the populous townships in Lilongwe © UNICEF Malawi/2018/Moving Minds Multimedia Everything is carefully done. Clinicians put on their gloves, masks, protective coats and boots as they prepare to attend to patients in a cholera treatment camp at Bwaila Hospital in Lilongwe. The camp … Continue reading Drones for cholera response: innovating for children in Malawi

An innovation to help fight against the outbreak of cholera in Malawi

By Jennifer M’meta, Form 4 student, Chinsapo Secondary School Jennifer M’meta, Form 4 student, Chinsapo Secondary School © UNICEF/2018/Naomi Kalemba UNICEF has introduced drones as one of the ways to address the ongoing cholera outbreak. The drones are used to map out affected locations and places most likely to be affected by cholera. Recently, UNICEF … Continue reading An innovation to help fight against the outbreak of cholera in Malawi

Cholera threats at my school in Chinsapo, Lilongwe

By Alinafe Banda, Form 3 Student, Chinsapo Secondary School Alinafe Banda at Chinsapo Secondary School. © UNICEF Malawi/2018/Naomi Kalemba Cholera is an acute diarrheal disease that is caused by bacteria. It spreads through consuming water and food that has been contaminated with the fecal material containing the cholera bacteria. Once in the body, the bacteria … Continue reading Cholera threats at my school in Chinsapo, Lilongwe

Making the impossible possible: Sarah gets six points

Against the odds, Sarah achieves her dream of finishing secondary school Sarah Mvula smiles as she hopes for a bright future after achieving six distinctions in her Malawi Secondary Certificate Examinations © UNICEF Malawi/2018/Chagara By Lulutani Tembo, UNICEF Malawi Lilongwe, the capital city of Malawi is the hub of government business, embassies and international organisations. … Continue reading Making the impossible possible: Sarah gets six points